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Samuel Kern

Speaks english, french, german
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Locarno Villa Rental Photos and Description

The luxurious villa of epochs from 1924 is surrounded by a garden with tropical old plants and palm trees. The majestic building has 2 large living rooms, living cum kitchen, 5 bedrooms, veranda and 2 spacious patios. The villa is located in an older residential area very near to Lago Maggiore and just 10 minutes walk away from Locarno railway station. One car parking space is available. The villa is designed inside by a spacious staircase. The main rooms are kept in gothic romantic style and are characterised by imposing ceiling heights, high quality materials and specially inlaid fine work. The house is equipped with 3 modern bathrooms/showers. The new kitchen is fully fitted with ceramic glass hob, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, dishwasher and all other kitchen needs. Rooms and living room are furnished with new furniture including a flat screen television.

Secret tips for trips and shoppers: Apart from many options for day trips around Lago Maggiore there are other trips which are worth recommending: The picturesque Maggiatal valley waits for you with attractive pebble beaches by the riverside, enchanting villages with stone houses and countless number of hiking trails. The Verzasca valley is popular for the gorged stone riverbed, which invites for numerous weekends for sunbathing. The district of Bellinzona with its medieval fortifications belongs to the Unesco World Heritage Site. Locarno is the ideal starting point for various shopping tours. Apart from many shops in Locarno there is Ascona with its famous beach promenade and numerous boutiques and art galleries just 5 minutes from villa Locarno. With a 30-minute drive by car you can get to the shopping paradise of Lugano or to the legendary market of Luino on the opposite side of the lake. A one-hour drive leads in to the northern Italian fashion metropolis of Milan.

Travel information: The villa Locarno is easily reachable with the public transport: The nearby Lugano airport (35min) and Milan Malpensa (90min). The Locarno railway station with its frequent train connectivity to Zurich and Lugano is just 10 minutes walk away from villa. The parking spaces available outside make even travelling with a private car easy. **For you 2010**

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Samuel Kern

This advertiser has been with since 2006
Speaks english, french, german
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Lugano / Agno
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
400 Metres
Car: not necessary

Locarno is located at an altitude of 200m above sea level at the heart of sunny Ticino and impresses visitors with the same charm in both summer and winter. Spend your holiday at the shores of Lago Maggiore in a mild, subtropical climate with a lot of sun. Enjoy the wholesome Ticino cuisine and Mediterranean wines, wander through the pristine valleys, swim or surf in Lago or ride with the panoramic lift in to the hiking and skiing regions of Alp Cardada on top of Locarno. Diverse attractions like the International Film Festival, 'Moon and Stars' Music Festival with international pop artists or Jazz Festival in Ascona nearby make Locarno the cultural centre of the region.

Golf: Visit the golf club Patriziale in Ascona, a beautifully maintained 18-hole course for golfers with the highest skill levels. Gourmet restaurant, pro shop, swimming pools, all in high quality. Handicap 32. Prices for 18-hole CHF 100-110, per day 150-170. Phone# 091-791-2132. About 5 min by car from the villa Locarno. *** A new 18-hole golf course, Golf Gerre, is also located there apart from Losone. A very interesting course with lots of water, bordered with natural stone. Surrounded by a wonderful panorama of the Alps. Handicap 36. Prices for 18-hole. CHF 90-110, per day 135, per week 590. Reachable by car in about 5 min. *** Practise course and 6 short holes on Lido from Locarno. No handicap or registration required. CHF 30 per round. *** The nearest golf course in Italy is located in Verbania, some what in the mountains. Affordable price, no handicap required. About 1 hour's drive from Locarno. Information from the owner.

Ski: The property can also be used as the starting point to the skiing area. *** Cardada/Cimetta is located on top of Locarno, a small ski region with 4 lifts (1400 up to 1670m). *** Within an hour's drive you can reach San Bernardino, 8 lifts, 35km slope up to 2500m height. *** Within 1hour 20mins you can reach Andermatt (through Gotthard tunnel), an original Swiss mountainous village with well developed downhill and cross country skiing opportunities. *** Alpine skiing: Areas of Gemsstock (2 gondolas, 3 lifts, up to 2963m) and Nätschen/Gütsch (4 lifts, up to 2344m). *** Cross country: 50km trail in Urserntal valley over Hospenthal valley up to Realp.


Availability & Rates

Locarno Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
Swiss Franc
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
Mar 1 2014 - Apr 30 2014
SFr 2,500
7 nights
May 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
SFr 2,800
7 nights
Oct 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
SFr 2,500
7 nights


  • For stays from 2 weeks and longer and for long-term rentals special conditions can be agreed upon after discussion. Additional information about the prices: Please note: The rental agreement is concluded only when you transfer 40% of the rent amount within 10 days to the bank account mentioned in the confirmation, otherwise the dates booked will be opened for new bookings. The balance amount must be transferred within 30 days prior to arrival date. If the booking is made less than 45 days prior to arrival date, then the entire amount is payable within 10 days. Surcharges for electricity, heater, tourist tax and vat will be charged by the owner. Additional costs are charged as follows: Final cleaning CHF 250 for bed and pool cleaning we charge CHF 25 per person. Rent should be paid in Swiss Francs.
  • Contract terms:
    The reservation and rental agreement are valid only with payment receipt of deposit 40% of the base rent amount. If this payment is not received within 10 days from the booking date, then the booking and rental agreement shall be voided. In this case there shall be no claim of the rent amount or rebooking or compensation.

    In case of not showing up, late arrival or early departure there shall be no claim of reimbursement of rent amount made to the lessor. So long as there is another booking found for the same period, then the lessor shall reimburse the net amount of the tenant back to him/her for the corresponding rental period deducting a compensation cost of CHF. 500. It is therefore advisable to sign up for travel insurance as tenant.
  • Other agreements:
    House and furniture are insured against fire, water, extended coverage, glass breakage, theft etc. Should the rent be delayed or prevented on account of heavy violence or by massive damage done by a previous tenant or a third person, the lessor is not liable.

    The holiday villa is a well-maintained house and recently refurbished in 2007 and rented for the first time. The tenant takes care of the house, furnishing and furniture and reports any damage to the lessor. The tenant at fault takes liability for the costs incurred for damage recovery, replacements, repairs and any loss of rent. Should the need arise, there is a renter's liability insurance, which he has personally signed.

    The villa is a non-smoker's domicile. The tenant agrees to not smoke inside the house.


Locarno Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Luxury
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Activities Guide
  • Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Local Maps
  • Towels Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , 1. Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , 2. Upstairs
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1. Upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1. Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2. Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 3. Upstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2. Upstairs
  • The single beds can be joined together (except the bunk bed in the wooden room on 2nd floor). A childrens bed for babies/todlers is provided
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • VCR
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • arboretum
  • marina
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • playground
  • live theater
  • forests
  • waterfalls
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • autumn foliage
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • mountain climbing
  • hiking
  • freshwater fishing
  • equestrian events